As a child, Dean knocked out his front teeth in a barn accident and had them replaced with a dental bridge. As an adult, Dean liked to remove the bridge and place it in the bottom of different people’s drinking glasses as a prank.
East of Eden directed by Elia Kazan, starring James Dean, Julie Harris and Raymond Massey. Novel written by John Steinbeck. Scene - talking to his mum . The Madame running the local brothel. Probably his best acting performance.